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21 Jun 2010

New York: A symbol of the modern United States of America (USA)

Thesis - 6 pages - Medieval history

At the end of the sixteenth century, New York was dotted with islands, with a rich fishing area populated by several thousand Indians. Sailors from Holland visited the area more often since the early seventeenth century which gave it the name "New Amsterdam," before a massive increase in English...

04 Mar 2023

Geography, Demography, Social Issues, Education and Culture in the United States of America

Course material - 20 pages - Sociology & social sciences

(...) One of the characteristics of US climatic conditions is the constant fear of violent climatic happening such as hurricanes (in the Southeast, particularly during the fall), violent wind storms known as "tornadoes" (the Midwest), or flooding due to heavy rainfall and storms in the eastern...

12 Nov 2020

Human Resources - Comparison Between Two Countries, Japan and United States of America

Case study - 6 pages - Human resources

In this paper, I will be comparing two countries, which are the United States and Japan. I will be discussing all forms of similarities and differences. I chose those two countries because the large geographical distance and strong language barrier between them also plays a role in...

17 Apr 2015

Political influence of different racial politicians in the United States of America

Essay - 3 pages - Philosophy

Politics is a very intriguing part of the society. It is hard for one to satisfy all political needs while satisfying what the society wants. This has brought about the increase in racial people in the politics of the United States. The influence of these racial politicians cannot...

06 Jun 2014

Key Landmark Decisions of the United States of America Supreme Court

Case study - 4 pages - Civil law

Two landmark decisions of the United States of America Supreme Court, Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896) and Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966) have a played a key role in anchoring constitutionalism and have provided a varied interpretation of the constitution in...

22 Feb 2011

Contrasting and comparing the ethics of the healthcare system in the Netherlands, Denmark and the United States of America by means of the different moral philosophies

Essay - 7 pages - International relations

I'll be going over 3 different health care systems in 3 different countries; the Netherlands, Denmark and the United States of America. For each country I will give a brief explanation of the current health care system and then I will go over the advantages and disadvantages...

31 Dec 2010

The productive forces of United States of America

Thesis - 32 pages - Economy general

The GNP of United States is the highest in the world, at $10,946 billion in 2004, substantially higher than the EU-25 ($9449 billion, including $1523 billion for France) and two and a half times higher that of Japan ($4390 billion). The GNP per capita remains the fourth highest in...

29 Sep 2010

The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America

Book review - 1 pages - Modern history

In the 18th century, the ideas of modernity were spreading all around Europe, while at the same time a revolt is organized against the despotic control exercised by Georges III, the King of England in the British colonies of the New World. This rebellion resulted in the Declaration of...

23 Feb 2010

Populism in the United States of America

Thesis - 2 pages - Modern history

The Populist Party was a political party in the United States in the late 1800s. It was made up of mostly western farmers who were opposed to the gold standard. The Populist Party grew from the Farmer's Alliance which in response to the collapse in agriculture prices after the Panic...

11 Mar 2010

Native American's in United States of America

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

From the 1850's to the 1890's the Indian question became an issue of discord in America. The main query was what exactly was to be done with the Native Americans, whose time had far exceeded any time the new Americans had been in the United States. The Americans' qualm with...

07 May 2009

The power of eminent domain in the United States of America

Thesis - 4 pages - Constitutional law

Since its self-declared independence in 1776, the United States of America has always shown its will to become a grand nation. To fulfill this dream and set itself up as one of the greatest powers in a various domains on the international scale, it has gone through centuries...

29 Sep 2009

Feminism in France and in the United States of America: A comparison

Thesis - 14 pages - Philosophy

This comparative study arouses already some stakes to this first word. How do we define feminism in a strict way that is stripped of any subjectivity? To define this controversial word appears not only useful but also a necessary starting point to this essay. According to Le Petit Robert,...

17 Jun 2008

Examining how reducing America's presence in the international community could benefit the process of globalization and the domestic development of the United States

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

The process of globalization is one that has carried with it a high price for the United States. While the US has been able to extend its overall reach into the international community, not all countries in the international community have been receptive of America's...

04 Dec 2008

The United States and Latin America in the 21st century: Recommendations for a sound and sustainable foreign policy

Essay - 7 pages - International relations

Traditionally, the relationship between the United States and Latin America has been marked by periods of ups and downs, and often indifference. Over the past decade, the latter has largely settled in. However, in view of the region's increased global profile and reach,...

14 Mar 2024

The United States: internationalism or isolationism?

Essay - 1 pages - International economy

Despite the growing international spirit within the United States, many bristled (and continue to do so) at the commitments implied by the United Nations. Was the United States correct in fully embracing internationalism following World War II or should it have...

19 Apr 2024

History of the United States - Document study

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Linguistics & languages

King James I of England witnessed Spain's growing prosperity through colonization and the English wanted their share of the wealth. However, England lacked the financial resources that Spain enjoyed, because unlike Spain, which was governed by an absolute monarch who could allocate funding...

27 Nov 2023

Speech of Barack Obama on March 18th, 2008 - The Inequalities in the 21st Century in the United States

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

This speech, pronounced at the Constitution Center, a highly symbolic place for the history of the USA by the Senator and candidate to the primary election of the Democratic party, and transcribed later in the New York Times of that day, has a particular meaning if we consider that it...

01 May 2023

Medias in the United States

Essay - 2 pages - Medias

The Washington Post : in the early 1970s, it provided a perfect example of investigative journalism when two of its reporters uncovered the Watergate scandal, leading to Nixon's forced resignation. Moreover, in 2014, the Washington Post and the Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize for having broke...

20 Nov 2023

The emergence of gated communities in the United States

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The gated communities are special areas, or closeted residency where a certain group (part of the same club, people from the same social class, same beliefs, etc.) of people who choose to live together, sharing some private area (like parks, swimming pools, etc.). It's been a few years since...

09 Oct 2023

The Syrian Conflict: Effectiveness and Ethics of the Bombing by the United States, Britain, and France

Essay - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

An alliance led by the US, Britain, and France has been bombarding targets in Syria since 2015. Nevertheless, different events must be distinguished. On the first hand, some bombings took place in order to fight against Daesh. Iraq asked for the help of other countries in order to wipe out...

07 Apr 2023

To What Extent Have the United States and Europe Grown Closer or Further Apart After September 11?

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

September 11, 2001 appears to be a major turning point in the American management of foreign affairs. Europe, as a major partner and ally, is also impacted by this attack. The objective of our analysis will be to determine the consequences of these. Moreover, the exponential rise in power of...

22 Aug 2023

Migration in the United States from 1862 to the end of the 19th century

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

"We asked for workers. We got people instead". If this is the way Max Frisch has considered immigration in Europe in the early twentieth century, then rather as a burden than an opportunity, we need to observe that this comes as a completely different matter within the American vision, for which...

19 Oct 2023

How do we Explain the United States' Rise to Global Power Status in the Decades Following the American Civil War?

Essay - 4 pages - Medieval history

Between the end of the American Civil War in 1865 and 1900, the United States emerged as a major world power with the capacity to influence decisions and world events. The rise of the United States as a global power is closely tied with the important notion of American...

09 Jun 2023

Phrases (Peace - Defense - Disarmament) and... bases - Viktor Govorkov (1952) - Relations between the United States and the USSR in the early 1950s

Artwork commentary - 2 pages - Modern history

On March 12, 1947, the President of the United States, Harry S. Truman, announced his concern about the "Communist threat" before Congress. He thus establishes the American doctrine: "I believe that the United States should support free peoples who resist attempts at...

10 Dec 2023

The Journals of Lewis and Clark - Lewis and Clark (1804-1806) ; The Republic for Which it Stands : The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Ages, 1865-1896 - Richard Wright (2017) ; Wi-jún-jon, Pigeon's Egg Head (The Light) Going To and Returning From Washington - George Catlin (1837-1839) - Encounters with Other Cultures

Text commentary - 1 pages - Modern history

This document proposes a detailed plan for commenting on a corpus of documents composed of : - The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Lewis and Clark (1804-1806) ; - The Republic for Which it Stands : The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Ages, 1865-1896 by Richard...

08 Aug 2022

The United States and the World - The Reagan Revolution

Course material - 5 pages - Modern history

Ronald Reagan was elected president in November 1980. It was a return to more liberalism, to more individual responsibility, a move towards deregulation of the economy in a more and more globalized world. Reagan was convinced that this return to liberalism was the only way to overcome the...

01 Aug 2022

The United States and the World - Transnational problems today as seen from Washington

Course material - 12 pages - Political science

In the document issued in September 2002, "The National Security Strategy of the USA", two essential goals of US national policy were stressed: the defeat of "Global terrorism" and "to prevent our enemies from threatening us, our allies, and our friends with weapons of mass destruction"....

08 Aug 2022

History of the Constitution of the United States

Course material - 2 pages - Modern history

In May 1776, Congress passed a resolution advising the colonies to form new governments. By 1777, 11 states had drawn up their own Constitutions (which contained the ideas expressed in the Declaration of Independence). Those Constitutions were influenced by democratic ideas (role of...

01 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: Bush's Second Term and Current Trends in the US Foreign Policy Establishment

Course material - 9 pages - Political life and election

After Bush's re-election in November 2004, there were some doubts about the kind of policy he would now follow, after the occupation of Iraq had revealed itself as a much more difficult undertaking than what the Administration had contemplated. Many felt at the time the President would vastly...

03 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: Globalization in Historical Perspective

Course material - 8 pages - Modern history

The concept of globalization is not new: in his Communist Manifesto, in 1848, Karl Marx underlined that the bourgeoisie needed constantly expanding markets. Some distinctions are important. Globalization happens, or at least is discussed, in the context of several different fields, in which it...